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2nd In Charge / Clinical Nurse Specialist

Apply now Job no: 522415
Work type: Full time, Part time
Location: Nowra Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered

Permanent Part-time / Full Time opportunity

We are seeking a 2nd In Charge / Clinical Nurse Specialist to join the leadership team in our busy Surgical/Rehabilitation Team at Nowra Private Hospital.


About the Role

In this role you will be direct support to the Nurse Unit Manager of our Surgical and Rehabilitation Ward and will assist to ensure efficient and effective management of all human & material resources within the ward. The role encompasses planning, implementing and evaluating all practices, processes and clinical services of the unit.

You will also facilitate the smooth running of the department, coordinating the continuum of care for patients in order to provide an optimal clinical outcome.  

You will supported by a passionate team of skilled nurses while reporting to and utilising the mentorship of the Nurse Unit Manager.

This role will suit both an experienced clinical manager or a senior nurse looking to step into unit leadership.

About You

To succeed in this role you will bring a strong clinical leadership skillset and will hold a passion for client care and customer-focused service in line with Ramsay's core values. You will bring a capacity to lead and inspire a team of clinical professionals and act as a passionate mentor while effectively assisting the NUM with managing the department needs

You will also bring;

  • Relevant qualifications and Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse.
  • 5 years minimum relevant experience as a Nurse in an acute setting
  • Recent acute surgical experience essential
  • Previous in charge / team leader experience
  • HDU skills
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a continuous improvement program
  • Relevant post-graduate specialty qualifications and/or management qualifications will be highly regarded
  • Effective time management skills

About Ramsay

Owned and operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia's largest and most respected private hospital operator, Nowra Private Hospital has been providing quality health care services to the Shoalhaven region and south coast of New South Wales since being commissioned in 1980.

Our 62-bed facility provides acute surgical and medical services, rehabilitation, and day surgery services. We are located 130km south of Sydney and 10km from the beaches for which the south coast is renowned.

We believe in a bright future for our company and for every one of our employees. A genuine commitment to family friendly practices, work-life balance and learning and development programs has seen us grow as an industry leader and a sought after employer. We offer strong, flexible career paths and provide unique opportunities to work across Ramsay’s network of facilities


To ensure the quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors, applicants will be required to provide before commencement a National Police Check, Working with Children Clearance and proof of Immunity to infectious diseases.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Andrea Ward, Nurse Unit Manager at  

Applications close: 20th October 2021 at 11.55pm

This organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children in line with our Child Safety Commitment Statement.


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